The college campus can be a hotbed of challenges for Jewish students. By supplementing their education with meaningful Jewish experiences including Hillel, travel opportunities, and intern programs, college becomes another important stepping-stone in building active Jewish adults.

HILLEL of northern new jersey

Hillel of Northern New Jersey supports Jewish life at five local campuses: William Paterson University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Bergen Community College, Stevens Institute of Technology and Ramapo College.

For more information on Hillel NNJ, check out our calendar of events below or contact Rachel Shatz Director, Hillel of NNJ or

Hillel of Northern New Jersey is a program of Rutgers Hillel sponsored by Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey. In addition, Federation partners with Rutgers Hillel to support Northern New Jersey students at Rutgers University. For more information, please see or contact: Rabbi Esther Reed, or 732-545-2407.


Israel, Internships, Incredible… Jewish Federation sponsors and subsidizes a low cost eight-week summer program in Israel for Jewish young adults ages 19 – 27. Not only will you “live like a local” in the center of Tel Aviv, the cosmopolitan gem of Israel, but you will also have the opportunity to intern in the field of your choice gaining valuable career experience to build your resume. Your weekdays will be spent working while your weekends will be spent experiencing all Israel has to offer. For more information, please contact Sheryl Sarin, Senior Director, Community Planning and Allocations, at (201) 820-3913 or


Birthright Israel offers a free ten-day trip to Israel for Jewish young adults, 18-26. They see Israel from top to bottom, hang out with Israelis of the same age, explore new cities and hike on breathtaking trails. Experience the sights, sounds, tastes, nightlife, land, and people of Israel and come back to New Jersey with 39 new friends. For more information, please contact Sheryl Sarin, Senior Director, Communications Planning & Allocations,, 201-820-3913


Moishe House – Moishe House is what being Jewish in your 20s is all about. We provide a space to create meaningful, welcoming Jewish communities for themselves and their peers. Federation funds Moishe House Hoboken, the “Mile Square City”, home of the best restaurants, nightlife and culture and of course the most delicious Mozzarella (a.k.a. Mutz) in all of New Jersey! Step off the PATH, take a ten-minute walk uptown and you’ll find your local Moishe House. Enjoy cooking a monthly Shabbat dinner, winning trivia at Maxwell’s, happy hours, volunteering at the local animal shelter and teaching the community how to make Shakshuka and Hummus! At Moishe House Hoboken, our goal is to bring social experiences, community service, Jewish culture, and learning opportunities to the community in a whole new way. Come hang out with us, socialize, meet new people, and get to know your Jewish community. Learn More – For more information, please contact Sheryl Sarin, Senior Director, Communications Planning and Allocations at or 201-820-3913.

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